Educational Blogs and Knowledgebases about VPS Hosting

We will continue to compile our VPS server experience into articles, where you can learn how to choose, use, and optimize VPS servers to better accelerate your business.

Linux VPS

Setting up Two-Factor Authentication for Linux Server ➥
Setting up two-factor authentication (2FA) for a Linux server provides an additional layer of security and helps protect against unauthorized access. With 2FA, users are required to provide two forms of identification to access the server.
How to Install PHP Composer on Ubuntu 20.04 ➥
PHP Composer is a dependency management tool for PHP. This tutorial will guide you on how to install PHP Composer on a Linux Ubuntu 20.04 system.
4 Detailed Ways to Check The MySQL Version in Linux ➥
Knowing the version of MySQL you are using is crucial for making necessary configuration changes and optimizing settings to ensure the optimal performance of your applications. We will guide you on how to check the MySQL version in Linux.
How to Use the ps aux Command in Linux ➥
This comprehensive guide aims to delve into the details of the ps aux command and demonstrate its practical applications. By the end of this guide, you will be equipped with the knowledge to use ps aux to manage and monitor system processes.
How To Configure Firewall with UFW on Ubuntu 22.04 ➥
UFW is a front-end for iptables that aims to simplify the process of configuring a firewall. It provides a user-friendly command-line interface and allows you to manage firewall rules using human-readable syntax. UfW provides a set of default rules that are easy to understand and configure.
How to Configure a Linux VPS Firewall with IPTables ➥
Securing your Linux VPS with a firewall is an important step to protect it from unauthorized access and attacks. We will show you how to configure a Linux VPS firewall using IPTables.
How to Install and Use Screen on Ubuntu Servers ➥
Have you ever experienced the frustration of working on the command line via an SSH connection, only to have the connection abruptly drop and your work is lost? Have you ever wanted a convenient way to execute multiple programs from the command line without the need to open separate SSH connections for each command? There is a utility called screen that allows us to resume the sessions and manage multiple shell sessions from a single ssh session.
9 Benefits of Linux VPS Hosting ➥
Linux VPS hosting, leveraging its renowned stability, robustness, and flexibility, becomes the optimal choice for businesses seeking to enhance their online presence. Here we talk about the benefits of Linux VPS hosting. Let's start!
How to Prevent SSH Brute-Force Attacks on Linux Using Fail2ban ➥
SSH brute-force attacks can pose a significant threat to the security of Linux systems, making it crucial for system administrators to implement effective preventive measures. In this blog post, we will explore the steps you can take to leverage Fail2ban and fortify your system against SSH brute-force attacks, ensuring a safer and more secure environment for your critical data and services.
How to Monitor System Logs with Logwatch ➥
Logwatch is a powerful log analysis and monitoring tool that automates the process of parsing and summarizing system logs, making it easier for system administrators to identify potential issues, security threats, and system performance trends. In this blog, we will explore the benefits of using Logwatch, its installation process, and how to customize its configuration to suit your monitoring needs.

Windows VPS

How to Configure a Firewall on Windows VPS ➥
In this article, we will explore the benefits it brings in terms of network security, access control, and overall protection of your valuable digital assets, and how to configure a firewall on Windows VPS.
8 Reasons to Choose Windows 10 Over Windows 11 ➥
Windows 11 looks modern and inviting. And you might be tempted to give it a try. But before you jump on the bandwagon, it may be better to stick with Windows 10.
How to Connect to Ubuntu Linux with SSH Keys using PuTTy from Windows ➥
It is generally recommended to use SSH key authentication whenever possible, especially for servers or systems accessible over the internet. This is because SSH key authentication is based on asymmetric cryptography and is considered more secure than password authentication. In the tutorial, we will show you how to connect to Ubuntu Linux VPS with SSH keys using puTTy from Windows.
Install and Use Tabby Terminal on Windows ➥
Tabby is an infinitely customizable cross-platform terminal app for local shells, serial, SSH and Telnet connections. It is an alternative to Windows' standard terminal, PowerShell ISE, PuTTY, macOS and iTerm.
How to Install and Run ChatGPT as a Windows App ➥
ChatGPT is an AI chatbot. ChatGPT-Next-Web let you use ChatGPT as a native Windows app. Here’s how you can run ChatGPT as a Windows app, create a Desktop shortcut for the AI bot.

VPS Hosting

How to Fix Common Windows Remote Desktop Connection Problems ➥
When encountering remote desktop connection failures on a Windows remote server, there are various troubleshooting steps you can try on your local PC. By following the suggestions, you can often resolve common connection issues.
What to Do with a VPS ➥
A VPS operates within a virtualized environment, offering exclusive resources to users while sharing the same physical server with other virtual machines. This dynamic hosting solution opens up possibilities for different scenarios, catering to a diverse range of needs and requirements. In this article, we will introduce what VPS is, common uses and limitations of VPS hosting, and how to choose a suitable VPS server plan.
8 Major Benefits of VPS Hosting ➥
Discover the 8 major benefits of VPS hosting, which offers greater security and reliability than a shared server, as well as scalability, dedicated resources, and root access. Check out the full guide.
7 Ways to Secure Your VPS ➥
While VPS instances are generally considered safer than shared hosting due to their isolated nature, it is still possible for the security of a VPS system to be compromised. If a VPS is breached, the owner of the VPS can end up spending thousands of dollars with stolen personal and financial information, customer data loss, and destroyed website content. To prevent these types of cyber threats, it is crucial to take necessary security measures. In this article, we will discuss seven strategies you can implement to help secure your VPS from hackers, malware, and other threats.
How to Use TraceRoute on Windows or Linux ➥
If you’re having network connectivity problems, you can run a traceroute to pinpoint exactly where your connection is failing. The traceroute command will provide you with information about your internet connection, website status, and more.
Dedicated IP vs Shared IP: What are the differences? ➥
In this blog post, we'll explore the meaning and differences between Dedicated and Shared IP, plus, how IP works. This will allow you to understand both IP types better and make an informed decision best suited to your business case.
IPv4 vs IPv6: What are the differences? ➥
In this blog, we'll delve into IPv4 vs IPv6, and explore the meanings of IP, IPv4, and IPv6, and the difference between IPv4 and IPv6. If you are confused with these two IP types, you have come to the right place. Let's unravel the world of IP together!
Why Regular Data Backup Is Important in Web Hosting ➥
In this blog, we will delve into the reasons why regular data backup is of utmost importance in web hosting and explore effective methods to safeguard your data, providing you with the peace of mind that your website's critical information is protected.